Free summer entertainment in Malverne and West Hempstead

Mark you calendars for a summer full of free concerts — plus a children's play — all happening right in Malverne and West Hempstead starting July 9.

Celebrating the Lakeview FD's 'Fighting Freds'

The Lakeview Fire Department held a wetdown on June 11 to welcome the newest addition to its fleet, a Rosenbauer Commander Engine, equipped with a 1500 gallon-per-minute pumper and a 750-gallon tank. The ceremony for the apparatus — Engine 414 — was attended by local clergy and elected officials, and followed by a barbecue and tours of the engine for all.

Half mile of new water main due in Lakeview

Roughly a half-mile of water main is being replaced in Lakeview as part of a $370,000 investment in the community’s infrastructure, the New York American Water Company reported last week. The project began on July 19.

W.H. lawyer charged with fraud, barred by SEC

A West Hempstead attorney was charged with unlawfully selling unregistered securities in connection to fraudulently registering shell companies with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, the U.S. Justice Department said yesterday.

$35M renovation to Hempstead Lake State Park prompts concerns

The New York State Parks Department hosted an environmental review hearing for a proposed $35 million project to rejuvenate Hempstead Lake State Park last week at Hempstead Town Hall, but residents and businesses expressed concerns.